One of the biggest problems while on a diet is what to have for a snack, but we have the answer! Learn about how to enjoy snacks while on a diet, and how Netrition can help.
What Makes a Great Snack for a Diet?
Why is snacking so hard on a diet? It isn’t because of a lack of snack choices everywhere you look! But a good snack for a diet meets all of these standards.
- Fits into your meal plan
- Includes protein or fiber for fullness
- Is satisfying
- Is convenient
Plus, it has to taste good, since nobody’s going to choose to eat a snack that tastes bad, no matter how healthy it is. Netrition has snacks that can delight taste buds whether you’re looking for something sweet, such as Quest Nutrition Frosted Cookies, salty, such as Royal Orchards Roasted Macadamia Nuts, cheesy, such as Moon Cheese Snacks Baked Cheese.
Fits Into Your Meal Plan
Whether you’re on a keto, low-carb, low-calorie, paleo, or other type of plan, your snack has to fit into it. A single snack can’t have too many calories or carbs, or have food components that you can’t eat. can’t go over on calories or carbs. The snack doesn’t put you over on calories or carbs.
Lots of standard snack foods aren’t diet-friendly, but Netrition has diet-friendly versions of most. They include the following, and more.
- Protein Potato Chips and Protein Tortilla Chips
- Protein Puffs
- Keto Cookies and Protein Cookies
- Low-Calorie and High-Protein Sugar-Free Pudding and Gelatin
When you’re browsing the store, you can narrow your search by dietary preferences.
Convenience for Snacking
You don’t always have a lot of time when you’re hungry. Sometimes, you have no time. Something that is ready to eat, such as Brami Italian Snacking Lupini Beans, or takes only seconds to make, such as Simply Delish Sugar Free Instant Pudding, can be ideal for those situations. You can also put together simple pairs, such as spreading Nuts n More Protein Peanut Spread on Scandinavian Fiber Crispbread.
Including Protein or Fiber for Fullness
Many standard snacks, such as chips, crackers, and cereal, are high in starch and carbohydrates. Others, such as chocolate, candy bars, or cookies, may be high in sugar. Either way, you may get a blood sugar spike and then a drop, leading to hunger and more cravings soon after you eat.
Adding protein or fiber and reducing carbs can help. Protein Chips, Fiber Gourmet Snack Crackers, and Protein Cereal and Granola are all higher-protein, lower-carb choices. Reducing sugar and adding fat also slow digestion. Fat Snax Almond Flour Crackers, Keto Chocolates, and SlimFast Keto Bomb Snack Cups are options.
Choosing a Satisfying Snack
If your snack is too small or doesn’t have the right tastes or textures, you might reach for another snack, and another, until you get what you crave. The result can be eating too much. A better snack makes you feel done when it’s gone.
Portion-controlled snacks in single-serving packages can help because you get to eat the whole thing. Protein Bars, Genius Gourmet Keto Snack Chips in flavors such as Barbecue, Ranch, and Spicy Nacho, and Snacklins Plant Crisps in Barbecue, Nacho, and Teriyaki, are examples of snacks in single-portion packages.
Dieting can be fun at Netrition, and snack time can be something to love. We have great-tasting, convenient snacks for every type of diet plan to help you reach your weight loss or health goals. Come see what there is to try!